The Talbots, Inc. is a leading national specialty retailer of womenís, menís and childrenís apparel, shoes and accessories. On May 3, 2006, The Talbots, Inc. acquired The J. Jill Group, Inc., which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. The company offers its merchandise under the Talbots and J. Jill brands via stores, catalog and internet. Together, the brands serve a broad diversity of women within the fast-growing 35+ population through an extensive range of sizes and distinct yet complementary styles.